mahendraḥ ślakṣṇayā vācā
abhyabhāṣata tat sarvaṁ
mahā-indraḥ—the King of heaven, Indra; ślakṣṇayā—very mild; vācā—by words; sāntvayitvā—pleasing Bali Mahārāja very much; mahā-matiḥ—the most intelligent person; abhyabhāṣata—addressed; tat—that; sarvam—everything; śikṣitam—that was learned; puruṣa-uttamāt—from Lord Viṣṇu.
After pleasing Bali Mahārāja with mild words, Lord Indra, the King of the demigods, who was most intelligent, very politely submitted all the proposals he had learned from the Supreme Personality of Godhead, Lord Viṣṇu.
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